Larissa Matthews
Larissa Matthews

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chandler, Ariz.

High School:
Chandler High School

Height:
5-5

Position:
Sprints/Hurdles

Experience:
3L


06/05/2013

Queen of eUGENe - Lorraine Wins Long Jump

Horned Frogs win women's outdoor long jump crown again

06/04/2013

TCU Ready for NCAA Championships

Horned Frogs look for individual titles, high team finishes in Eugene

05/29/2013

The Road to Eugene: Women's 4x100 Relay

Horned Frogs women look to move into top-eight in Eugene

05/25/2013

Silmon Advances to NCAAs Atop West Region 100

TCU Senior will get two more chances to advance in the 200, 4x100

05/25/2013

Silmon Puts on Another Show in Austin

TCU senior was top seed in West Region in 100, 200 and as part of 4x100

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All-American
2013 Second-Team Outdoor All-American (4x100 relay)
2012 Mountain West Outdoor Champion (100-meter hurdles)

2013 Outdoor

Ran third leg on TCU's 4x100 relay that finished ninth at the NCAA Championships ... just missed out on second career trip to NCAA final rounds in 100-meter hurdles, finishing 13th at the NCAA West Preliminaries and missing out on the top-12 by 0.01 seconds ... member of third place 4x100 relay and took fourth in the 100 hurdles at the Big 12 Championships ... finished first in 100 hurdles at TCU Invitational ... took 16th in 100 hurdles at Texas Relays.

2013 Indoor

Competed in the 60-meter hurdles and 200-meter dash in all four meets ... finished sixth in the 60-meter hurdles at the Big 12 Championships ... made the finals of the 60 hurdles at all four meets.

2012 Outdoor
Qualified for NCAA West Preliminaries in 100-meter hurdles, finishing 28th... Mountain West Conference champion in the 100-meter hurdles ... also competed in the 200-meter dash, finishing 14th... ran a season-best 13.57 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Michael Johnson Classic.

2012 Indoor
Earned All-Mountain West honors for runner-up finish in the 60-meter hurdles ... posted three top-five finishes in the 60-meter hurdles during season ... also competed in the 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash.

2011

In Outdoor, competed in the 200M, the 100M Hurdles and the 4x100 Relay... Placed third in the 100M Hurdles, fourth in the 4x100 Relay and 14th in the 200M at the Horned Frog Invitational... In Indoor, competed in the 60M, 60M Hurdles and 200M... Finished third in the 60M Hurdles and 13th in the 200M at the MWC Championships... Earned All MWC honors in the 60M Hurdles... Finished first in the 60M Hurdles at the Texas A&M Reveille.

2010

Matthews opened the conference indoor championships blazing to gold medal honors in the women's 60-meter hurdles, clocking an NCAA provisional and personal-best time of 8.41 seconds to capture her first conference title of her young career ... Also earned runner-up honors in the event at both the Lobo Challenge and Razorback Invitational ... Matthews qualified for the final round of the NCAA Championships in Eugene, smashing the school record in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 13.26 seconds at the West Preliminary Round ... Matthews headed to the semifinals ranked in the top 20 in the NCAA and was the only freshman in the nation to qualify for the semifinals in the 100-meter hurdles ... She won the conference title in the 100-meter hurdles becoming only the second Horned Frog to win a Mountain West title in the event ... Her seasonal-best time of 13.26 at that point ranked in the top 10 in the West Region and was No. 1 in the conference ... Matthews was also a key component on the women's 4x100 that placed third at the conference championships and competed at the NCAA West Preliminary Round ... In the women's 100-meter hurdles at the USA Junior Track and Field Championships, Matthews just missed making the national team, posting a time of 13.44 seconds to place third overall ... She qualified for the finals, winning preliminary heat No. 4 with a time of 13.64 seconds.

Chandler High School
Matthews won the Arizona State Championship in the 100 meters, 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles ... During her high school career she ranked in the top-10 in the country in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 13.69 seconds ... Has posted a personal-best time of 43.42 in the 300-meter hurdles ... Also clocked a personal-best time of 12.17 seconds in the 100 meters ... Closed out her senior season capturing All-Tribune Female Track Athlete of the Year honors.


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